Published on Feb 26, 2016 A recent development in hip replacement techniques results in less pain, faster recovery, and improved mobility. Dr. Harold Rees describes this anterior approach after operating on one of his patients and observing the remarkable results.
Excellent animation of the complete THR surgery via Anterior Approach
Published on Dec 30, 2015
Before Ola Ford was a patient at Piedmont, severe hip pain was greatly limiting her mobility, so much that she sometimes had to use a walker or even a wheel chair. After her total hip replacement, this grandmother and pastor’s wife is able to enjoy the active life she wanted. With the direct anterior approach, she had less pain, less downtime and fewer restrictions than traditional methods.
Streamed live on Feb 13, 2015
Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, explains the difference between anterior, posterior and lateral approaches to hip replacement surgery and why he prefers the anterior approach over the others.
Transcription of video:
Why is the anterior approach for total hip replacement surgery better than other approaches?
Hello. My name is Dr. Dan Albright. I’m an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina and I specialize in … Read the Rest
Written by Mark J. Powers, MD, F.A.C.S., F.A.A.O.S. – See more at: http://floridaorthopaedicspecialists.com/press-release/#sthash.zfdYDGjm.dpuf
There are many underlying causes of hip pain with the most common being arthritis. Careful clinical evaluation which consists of a history, physical exam and x–rays leads to a diagnosis of the correct pathology in most individuals. Occasionally further diagnostic testing (MRI, CT scan, bone scan, blood test) and repeated examination may be required.
The treatment rendered depends upon the diagnosis as … Read the Rest
Matthew Bong, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will perform the anterior hip replacement surgery, Daniel Holub, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will assist, and Scott Schneider, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will moderate. Viewers will have the opportunity to send questions directly to the operating room during the surgery.
Anterior hip replacement is one of the newest procedures available to ProHealth Care Orthopedic Center patients needing hip replacement surgery. Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital was the first in the metro-Milwaukee area to offer … Read the Rest
Video About Minimally Invasive Anterior Surgery in graphic format (not a live surgery).
Learn about hip surgery with the minimally invasive anterior approach. This is a graphic video, not live surgery.